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Descriptor in English: Imagery, Psychotherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Imágenes en Psicoterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Imagens, Psicoterapia
Descriptor in French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Directed Reverie Therapies
Directed Reverie Therapy
Guided Imagery
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Imagery Psychotherapy
Imagery, Guided
Imagery, Psychotherapeutic
Psychotherapeutic Imagery
Psychotherapy Imagery
Psychotherapy, Imagery
Reverie Therapies, Directed
Reverie Therapy, Directed
Therapies, Directed Reverie
Therapy, Directed Reverie
Tree number(s): E02.190.525.249
F04.754.462
Scope note: The use of mental images produced by the imagination as a form of psychotherapy. It can be classified by the modality of its content: visual, verbal, auditory, olfactory, tactile, gustatory, or kinesthetic. Common themes derive from nature imagery (e.g., forests and mountains), water imagery (e.g., brooks and oceans), travel imagery, etc. Imagery is used in the treatment of mental disorders and in helping patients cope with other diseases. Imagery often forms a part of HYPNOSIS, of AUTOGENIC TRAINING, of RELAXATION TECHNIQUES, and of BEHAVIOR THERAPY. (From Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, vol. 4, pp29-30, 1994)
Annotation: a psychotherapy technique; do not confuse with the imagery or mental images produced by the imagination ( = IMAGINATION)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2020 (1996); was IMAGERY (PSYCHOTHERAPY) 1996-2019
DeCS UI: 32721
Descriptor UI: D019018
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/08
Revision Date: 2019/01/18
Imagery, Psychotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0028397
Scope note The use of mental images produced by the imagination as a form of psychotherapy. It can be classified by the modality of its content: visual, verbal, auditory, olfactory, tactile, gustatory, or kinesthetic. Common themes derive from nature imagery (e.g., forests and mountains), water imagery (e.g., brooks and oceans), travel imagery, etc. Imagery is used in the treatment of mental disorders and in helping patients cope with other diseases. Imagery often forms a part of HYPNOSIS, of AUTOGENIC TRAINING, of RELAXATION TECHNIQUES, and of BEHAVIOR THERAPY. (From Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, vol. 4, pp29-30, 1994)
Preferred term Imagery, Psychotherapy
Entry term(s) Guided Imagery
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Imagery Psychotherapy
Imagery, Guided
Imagery, Psychotherapeutic
Psychotherapeutic Imagery
Psychotherapy Imagery
Psychotherapy, Imagery
Directed Reverie Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0028398
Preferred term Directed Reverie Therapy
Entry term(s) Directed Reverie Therapies
Reverie Therapies, Directed
Reverie Therapy, Directed
Therapies, Directed Reverie
Therapy, Directed Reverie



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